Activating the brain from the early childhood
Conclusive neuroscience studies state that 90% of brain growth occurs before the age of 5. At this stage, the brain grows, develops and goes through sensitive periods for different learning processes, so it is very important to provide the youngest children with an environment with meaningful experiences, multisensory stimuli and adequate physical resources, as mentioned by Anna Luisa Campos in her book "Early Childhood: A look from Neuroeducation".
Taking these contributions into account, at the Early Years level of Colegio Peruano Británico we have prepared a pedagogical proposal to help each of our children, from 3 to 5 years old, to discover and develop their skills and abilities to the maximum in this first stage of school.
|Learning and living in a second language
Knowing the importance of starting to learn a second language at an early age, at CPB we not only teach English from the age of 3 as an additional language but also, under the immersion model, we provide a bilingual education through playful, creative and motivating learning experiences specially designed for this age group.
|Nurturing young investigators who work as a team
Research is an essential tool in our educational proposal. We encourage the development of curiosity, autonomy and reflection through group and individual activities that seek to enable our students to be able to find answers to their questions by exploring their environment. Likewise, through the interactions generated during the enquiry, social skills, values and attitudes such as respect, empathy, tolerance, and patience, among others, are developed.
Facilities that promote skills development
To complement our pedagogical approach, we have an infrastructure specially designed for Early Years.
We seek to accompany each of our students closely in their learning process. To this end, we have two bilingual teachers in each classroom, teachers specialising in psychomotor skills, martial arts, music, and dance, and the continuous support of the psycho-pedagogical department.
Being part of the world's largest family of premium schools provides our students with a range of programmes, partnerships, exchanges and activities that will enrich their experience throughout their school life, and our teachers with the opportunity to train through Nord Anglia University and share best practice in early years teaching with 81 top schools globally.
As the teacher and psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott said, "Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression”.
We, at Colegio Peruano Británico, are proud of the mark we leave on each and every one of our students. For this reason, we continue to improve and innovate to offer an even better service. We hope that the fruits of this effort will be reflected in the next generation that will lead our country.
Carla Salas Elías
Head of Early Years – Colegio Peruano Británico